Publications

Articles:

1. "Meaning in Life and Self-Cultivation," Journal of Value Inquiry. Forthcoming.

2. “Ordinary Meaningful Lives,” International Philosophical Quarterly 58, no. 1 (March 2018): 79-91.

 

Book Reviews:

1. Review of What Can Philosophy Contribute to Ethics? by James Griffin, Philosophical Quarterly 68, no. 271 (2018): 429-432.

2. Review of The Variety of Values: Essays on Morality, Meaning, and Love by Susan Wolf, Philosophical Quarterly 68, no. 270 (2018): 209-212.

3. Review of What is the Good Life? by Luc Ferry, Dialogue: Canadian Philosophical Review  55, no. 3 (2016): 570-574. 

4. Review of Secularism, Identity, and Enchantment, by Akeel Bilgrami, Political Theology 16, no. 5 (2015): 485-487.

5. Review of The New Religious Intolerance: Overcoming the Politics of Fear in an Anxious Age, by Martha C. Nussbaum, Religion & Human Rights: An International Journal 9, no. 2-3 (2014): 227 –230.

 

Selected Academic Conference Presentations:

1. "Meaning in Life and Self-Cultivation," 2nd International Conference on Philosophy and Meaning in Life held at Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan (October 2019).

2. "Meaning in Life and Self-Cultivation," The Future of Whole Person Education in East Asian Higher Education: Its Philosophy and Endeavor from Within and Abroad held at Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong SAR, China (September 2019).

3. "The Ethical Significance of Everyday Aesthetic Imperfections," 5th Conference of the European Network of Japanese Philosophy, Nanzan University, Nagoya, Japan (August 2019).

4. "Meaning and Deathbed Reflection," Annual Meeting of the Philosophy and Religion Society of Thailand held at Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand (2018).

5. "Meaning and the Moral Life," 1st International Conference on Philosophy and Meaning in Life held at Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan (August 2018).

6. "Moral Theory and Cross-Cultural Philosophy," Creating a Philosophy for the Future held at University of Macau, Macau SAR, China (November 2017).

7. “Meaning in Life and Narrative”at the 3rd Conference on Contemporary Philosophy in East Asia held at Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea (2016).
8. “The Place of Contemplation in the Revival of Virtue Ethics"  at the Kyoto Conference on Coleridge and Contemplation held at Kyoto Notre Dame University, Kyoto, Japan (March, 2015).
9. “The Difference 'Meaning' Makes: Wolf and Williams on Morality and the Good Life” at the Happiness and the Virtues Conference held at Viterbo University, La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA (April, 2014).
10. “The 'Inarticulacy' of Modern Moral Philosophy? Charles Taylor and Alasdair MacIntyre on Ethical Theory and Practice,” International Society for MacIntyrean Enquiry 7th Annual Conference, held in Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA (July, 2013).
11. “Emotion, Interpretation, and Modern Moral Theory: Charles Taylor on Articulation, ” Free University of Berlin Graduate Student Workshop in the Philosophy of Emotions held at the Free University of Berlin, Berlin, Germany (July, 2011).
12. “Practical Identity and Quests,” International Society for MacIntyrean Enquiry 3rd Annual Conference, held in Dublin, Ireland (March, 2009).